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The 1961 Freedom Rides come to life in Bausum's book through the unflinching personal stories of two men uniting for a common cause: Lewis, the African American Southerner and Zwerg, the Caucasian Midwesterner. The dynamic book design includes Civil Rights song lyrics, first-hand accounts and provocative black-and-white photographs layered with lavender-and-gray panels. Exemplary documentation and end notes further illuminate the journey.
This black-and-white iconic alphabet is sophisticated enough to intrigue and captivate readers of any age. A contemporary interpretation of an illuminated alphabet melds animals and letters into twenty-six unique and elegant graphic images.
Nelson's dramatic renderings evoke the spiritual and physical journey of Harriet Tubman. Emotionally powerful images combined with poetically evocative text portray a strong woman who followed her star to an extraordinary destiny.
Biologist Lisa Dabek and her multinational team search for the beautiful, elusive Matschie's tree kangaroo in the cloud forests of Papua New Guinea in “Quest for the Tree Kangaroo.” Dramatic color photographs vividly portray the quest for this remarkable animal through the mysteriously foggy forest. This is the third Montgomery and Bishop award-winning Scientists in the Field title.
- Nonfiction, Science, Animals
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2007 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780618496419
With heart-stopping prose and stunning NASA photographs, Thimmesh celebrates the men and women who solved a series of unfolding crises that threatened the mission of Apollo 11. The animated textlets the reader experience the tension of the mission from multiple vantage points and takes the reader along as an active participant. Personal interviews and oral histories help recreate the immediacy of the event for a new generation.
- Nonfiction, US History, Science
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2007 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780618507573